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petit beurre Line breaks: petit beurre
Pronunciation: /ˌpəti ˈbəː/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of petit beurre in English:

noun (plural petits beurres pronounced same)

A sweet butter biscuit.
Example sentences
  • When I got home I poured the tehina on a plate, then added some cherry jam and scooped it up with the petits beurres. It was really, really good.
  • When I was a little girl, the after school snack was a "petit beurre" (a biscuit) and a piece of black chocolate.


French, literally 'little butter'.

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